Man has repeatedly ignored orders to stay away from ex-wife and children and now is accused of showing up at Roosevelt Elementary at end of classes.
At 3:21 p.m. Friday, a 51-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested at Roosevelt Elementary School for violation of a restraining order barring him from having contact with his ex-wife or their children. Gilberto Martinez Garza was charged Monday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. Martinez Garza claimed he just wanted to check in with his children’s teachers and the principal about their progress in school, but he admitted he arrived when school would let out, a time when he would have expected his ex-wife come to pick up the kids. He had been convicted twice in 2012 of violating the same injunction. In other recent incidents: Saturday At 7:06 p.m., a 17-year-old Wauwatosa boy was arrested for disorderly conduct at Wauwatosa West High School …
Resident believes he has been the subject of harassment by at least one area boy with whom he once had words.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Jim Price
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
If, as he believes, a Wauwatosa resident has been targeted for more than two years by a juvenile with a grudge, that situation escalated sharply Sunday morning when a plastic bottle left near the front of his home exploded. The man had noticed the bottle in his yard early in the morning but thought it was just litter and did not immediately remove it. Police believe that if anyone had been holding the bottle or near it when it exploded, it could have caused serious injury. According to police reports: At 8:38 a.m., Wauwatosa police were called to the area of North 90th Street and Stickney Avenue to investigate a “very loud bang.” The caller said he didn't think it sounded like a gunshot but more like an electrical transformer exploding. …